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Minecraft: Above the Sky

A month or so ago, several of my friends’ kids introduced me to Minecraft. Minecraft is a ‘sandbox’ game where the player can build things in a blocky world. There is also a ‘survival’ mode where night and day take … Continue reading

02. June 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Desegnado, Drawing, Minecraft, Story creation | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

SKF #2: Scaffoldworld prototypes and tests…

I recently finished putting English words to that four-page introduction to my Scaffoldword comic. Here are two PDFs of the introduction, one in English, and the other in Esperanto: scaffold_world_intro_en_1 scaffold_world_intro_eo_1 These PDFs were created in Adobe Acrobat from individual … Continue reading

01. June 2012 by admin
Categories: Animation, Cartooning, Drawing, Scaffoldworld, Skafalda Mondo | Tags: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Michael Cho’s presentation at TCAF

At TCAF, I went to an excellent presentation by Michael Cho: “The Realities of Being a Comics Professional”, in which he discussed arouse aspects of the working life of a illustrator. Michael spoke of what it’s like to start out; … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Cartooning, Desegnado, Drawing, Toronto | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

My comic is available online!

The comic I did for Shawn Shepheard is available online!  

08. April 2012 by Scott Dawson
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So, I have a comic. What about the ebook?

Having just finished a comic, I am now thinking about an ebook. Of course. Quite some time ago, I made a test comic out of the first four pages of my “Scaffoldworld” story. They were done in ink and scanned, … Continue reading

23. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
Categories: Cartooning, Drawing, ebooks | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

The comic is done.

And I think the thing this shows more forcefully is that I need to get better at inking! I spent way too much time in Photoshop touching up my scanned images, increasing the contrast, editing out errors, and so on. … Continue reading

20. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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DIS #2: Eyeballs; Acting on Paper

Here’s a scan from a sketchbook page of a few days ago. I amped up the contrast in Photoshop to show the blue lines better; most of them are quite faint. This page has a number of eyeballs. I was … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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DIS #1: Introduction

This series of posts is intended to show how my drawing skills are (oh so slowly) improving. My ultimate goal is, of course, to draw realistic and expressive people from my head, without need of a model or photographs.

12. March 2012 by Scott Dawson
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